Friday, September 4th, 2015

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Synthetic Drugs No Longer Legal in SLO

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Synthetic drugs like spice and bath salts are no longer legal in San Luis. Last night the city council voted to pass an ordinance that would ban the sale, display and possession of the drugs. There are existing state and federal laws banning the sale, distribution and possession of synthetic cannabinoids. However, San Luis Obispo Police say manufacturers of the ...

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Recent Shark Sightings And Attacks Caused by Warm Waters

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There have been quite a few shark sightings and shark attacks off our coastline recently, and those in the know say that it’s because of El Nino and its warm waters. Sharks are coming closer to shore to feed. A Los Osos woman had a close call with a shark at Morro Strand State Beach Saturday, when a great white ...

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Man Killed in Rollover Crash Identified

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A man who was killed in a rollover crash at the Oceano Dunes this weekend has been identified as 27-year-old Leo Esqueda of Fresno.  He was driving a Chevy Blazer on the dunes at about 2:00 p.m. on Sunday when his vehicle rolled, ejecting him and his passenger, a 20-year old man from Fresno. Esqueda died at the scene. His ...

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Major ICE Operation Results in 20 Arrests

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Twenty people have been arrested in Santa Barbara County and three have been arrested arrested in San Luis Obispo County in a major ICE operation. Nearly 250 illegal immigrants are facing deportation after a massive raid across Southern California.  Officials say the immigrants busted last week all have criminal records, including murder, rape, child molestation, spousal abuse and gun running.  ...

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Man Missing For 9 Days Found Alive

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Two Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue (SBCSAR) team members are back home and forever changed after assisting in an unforgettable rescue that made national headlines.  62-year-old Miyuki Harwood of Orangevale, California was remarkably found alive on Saturday, August 28, in the Sierra Nevada National Forest near Fresno after being missing for nine days.  Harwood, who suffered broken legs, ...

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DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Notice

DUI-Checkpoint

Pismo Beach Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint tonight at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes.  Research shows that crashes ...

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Lois Capps To Tour New Community Health Centers

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On Monday, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) will tour two new clinics developed by the Community Health Centers of the Central Coast in Santa Maria. Community Health Centers of the Central Coast is a non-profit network of community health centers serving the residents of the Central Coast. The clinics provide a variety of services including primary care, pediatric care, urgent/immediate care, and ...

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Fatal Collision Off US-101

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On Wednesday, at approximately 3:10 PM, the driver of a Volkswagen Bug was traveling southbound US-101, south of Los Carneros Road, when the driver of the vehicle suffered a medical condition while driving.  The driver veered to the right colliding into another vehicle entering the freeway from the southbound Los Carneros Road on ramp.  After the initial collision the Volkswagen ...

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Shark Takes Bite Out Of Surfboard At Morro Bay

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A shark attacked a woman on a surfboard last Saturday at Morro Strand State Beach. Elinor Dempsey of Los Osos was surfing there when the shark took a huge bite out of her board. Dempsey was not injured. Dempsey said she was in shock and couldn’t talk, but other surfers in the water yelled for everyone to get out. Officials ...

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Man Killed After Vehicle Roll Over

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27-year-old man was killed yesterday afternoon when his vehicle rolled over on the Oceano Dunes.  The driver, whose name hasn’t been released, was riding with a passenger. Both were ejected. The driver died at the scene, the passenger was taken to a local hospital. Officials are investigating the cause of the accident.

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